Tag: apple

  • Dec 2019 gadget update

    Every 6 months I do an update on the state of my gadgets and what I use. End of 2018 and mid 2019 I did not do one because of my recovery from the QuadrigaCX scam that took the majority of my life savings. Computers Porsche Design Book One (2017) – replaces 2016 Microsoft SurfaceBook…

  • Why did Apple skip the iPhone 9?

    Every answer here praising Apple like they’re some kind of marketing genius or something. No, the truth is that Apple isn’t very consistent with their naming. Period. Let’s take a look at all the iPhones and see the reasoning behind those names iPhone – this is the first iPhone and as such, this naming is…

  • Is 2019 the end of Apple?

    No, but I will tell you one thing.. Apple is stagnant. They’ve been forced to raise the price of their products in order to make up for the reduction in sales, especially in China where Huawei and Xiaomi are eating their lunch. In the beginning Apple was selling well there because they were portrayed as a…

  • What would Steve Jobs think about the current state of innovation at Apple?

    Well I think Apple has become a very iterative company instead of innovative. the 4S was the last device released in Steve’s lifetime. Apple is generally a trendsetter in the industry. The Macbook Retina (2012) and iPhone 5S (2013) spurred the adoption of high res displays on laptops and fingerprint sensors on phones after they…

  • Which laptop brands are the best and worst? Why?

    So, qualification for myself, I collect computers and laptops especially: My favorite laptop brands: -ThinkPads. I own like 4 of them. Seriously they are awesome, the older Lenovos and IBMs tend to be better though. The ThinkPad X61 is my personal fav. The ThinkPad 25 which i also own below is my daily driver: -Dell…

  • June 2018 (Final SF) gadget update!

    Every 6 months I do an update on the state of my gadgets and what I use Computers Lenovo Thinkpad TP25 (2017) – replaces 2016 Dell Latitude 7370 The 25th anniversary edition of the ThinkPad is almost a perfect balance a laptop as you can get. It doesn’t have the OLED display or convertibility of…